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Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« on: February 08, 2019, 09:40:23 AM »
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 11:19:49 AM »
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Hearing erupts as Acting AG Whitaker calls time on Dem chairman: ‘Your 5 minutes is up’

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stunned onlookers and lawmakers during an already-contentious House hearing Friday, when he tried to call time on the Democratic chairman after yet another line of questioning regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

The retort came after Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., first said he wanted Whitaker to appear for a private deposition after the hearing and went on to ask Whitaker whether he had been “asked to approve any requests or action” for the special counsel.

“Mr. Chairman, I see that your five minutes is up, so…” Whitaker replied as the hearing room broke out in gasps. “I am here voluntarily. We have agreed to five-minute rounds.”...

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hearing-for-acting-ag-whitaker-erupts-in-fireworks-as-top-republican-alleges-character-assassination

LOL.  Someone challenged them.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2019, 12:17:10 PM »
So far, the most interesting portion has been Whitaker refusing to confirm any nefarious motive behind the August Rosenstein memo, much to Jordan's chagrin.

This hearing is rather pointless, anyway. Whitaker didn't recuse himself, has testified he hasn't cut funds, stopped, or redirected the investigation. He will be replaced shortly, by William Barr. So, this is largely irrelevant.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2019, 12:51:24 PM »
This is a 'Get Trump' hearing, not an oversight hearing. The position of the Dems is completely prosecutorial and partisan.

No surprises here.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2019, 01:17:04 PM »
Whitaker is willing to put himself in legal jeopardy.  This is a good thing and can serve as a lesson to others when his career is destroyed like other Trump enablers who sacrificed their futures before Whitaker.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2019, 01:21:31 PM »
This is a 'Get Trump' hearing, not an oversight hearing. The position of the Dems is completely prosecutorial and partisan.

No surprises here.

It's an ongoing "get Trump" campaign.  The only question in my mind is.... why the hell are we (those of us that are in the majority, despite what the idiot left and their leftist media puppets bleat) letting them continue to get away with it?  It's just a not-so-veiled attempt at a coup to remove Trump from office.   That's sedition, treason, high crimes and misdemeanors in my logic book.  What... the.... hell?   
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2019, 01:23:58 PM »
The rude, repulsive behavior of the demcoms is on full display. This is what our tax dollars fund. I want my money back.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2019, 01:25:06 PM »
why the hell are we (those of us that are in the majority, despite what the idiot left and their leftist media puppets bleat) letting them continue to get away with it?

Great question.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2019, 02:32:14 PM »
The rude, repulsive behavior of the demcoms is on full display. This is what our tax dollars fund. I want my money back.

They are defective, corroded and decayed. There's desperation in the air. It leaves a stain on
all your clothes and no detergent gets it out.  Government is a lemon and I wan't my money back.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2019, 02:39:26 PM »
The Dems sound like a commie kangaroo court. The only thing missing is some strong arm thug screaming 'just admit you're guilty!' in his face.

And as I type this, the congresswoman from PA has openly stated there will be a deposition.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2019, 03:23:07 PM »
The Dems sound like a commie kangaroo court. The only thing missing is some strong arm thug screaming 'just admit you're guilty!' in his face.

And as I type this, the congresswoman from PA has openly stated there will be a deposition.

They are completely out of the closet now. Out in the open for all to see.  Hope it makes a difference but I have my doubts!

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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2019, 03:26:04 PM »
Hearing adjourned. What a bunch of pompous, self-righteous asshats.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2019, 03:30:25 PM »
I can't recall a more disgusting display! 

(Reminds me of some of the comments that I read here, sadly.)

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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2019, 03:48:47 PM »
S. Jacksun-Lee was a pile today.  She is living proof that manure can grow legs and walk.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2019, 03:48:55 PM »
I can't recall a more disgusting display! 

IKR.  “There is no place in a civil society for hate, or for white supremacy, or for white nationalism.”  - Matt Whitaker
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2019, 04:26:55 PM »
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/429084-live-coverage-whitaker-faces-grilling-from-house-panel

Whitaker said that he “has no reason to believe [Mueller’s] not honest, so yes I believe he’s honest.”

Tough break @Amb. Frank Cannon
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2019, 04:28:31 PM »
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/429084-live-coverage-whitaker-faces-grilling-from-house-panel

Whitaker said that he “has no reason to believe [Mueller’s] not honest, so yes I believe he’s honest.”

Tough break @Amb. Frank Cannon

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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2019, 04:36:25 PM »
I don't give a eff what Libs think.....including you.

You will.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2019, 04:37:49 PM »
The rude, repulsive behavior of the demcoms is on full display. This is what our tax dollars fund. I want my money back.

It is flat out embarrassing that some of these people were actually elected to Congress.  One democrat woman got so hysterical about the children 'being separated at the border' that I wanted to slap her and say what about all the unborn children you can wait to kill?

This is a ridiculous and time wasting display for these people to spend time showing their ignorance in excruciating length ... why do we put up with this.

This system needs to be reformed and now.  Each party could select a few people to question.

Sheesh.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #19 on: February 08, 2019, 04:39:05 PM »
You will.

No. I effing won't. Now go troll someone who takes you seriously here. I don't.

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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2019, 04:51:59 PM »
LOL.  Someone challenged them.

Yeah how funny, gasp!
BEIJING — The comment was made behind closed doors, and appeared to be in jest: President Trump told donors on Saturday that China’s president, Xi Jinping, was now “president for life,” and added: “I think it’s great. Maybe we’ll want to give that a shot someday.”

“When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it,” Trump told Playboy in a 1990 interview. “Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength.”

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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2019, 05:26:29 PM »
No. I effing won't. Now go troll someone who takes you seriously here. I don't.

Thank you for the opportunity to clarify that Ambassador, I think that what I explained to you previously was make me.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #22 on: February 08, 2019, 05:29:14 PM »
Thank you for the opportunity to clarify that Ambassador, I think that what I explained to previously was make me.

You are windier than a bag full of farts.
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Re: Live: Matt Whitaker testifies before Congress
« Reply #23 on: February 08, 2019, 06:35:06 PM »
I'll put on my tinfoil hat for a moment. There are no outward indications Mueller is winding down. However, that's what Whitaker has said. There's a minute chance he burns the house down and dismisses Mueller on the way out the door, then slides into a cushy position at a DC law firm.
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